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A Crowdfunding Site for Women Has Launched, Whether We Need It or Not


By Carmel DeAmicis On October 25, 2013The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a crowdfunding platform just for women has launched. E-commerce site Plum Alley had added it as a feature to its offering. According to the WSJ one of the founders, Heidi…Read More

La June Montgomery Tabron Named President, CEO Of The Kellogg Foundation


Kellogg Foundation Has New CEO

From The Huffington Post: A black woman has just been named as president and CEO of one of the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States.

According to a press release, … Read More

An Invention That Marinated for 19 Years

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Yes Lord, It Marinates!

By Jack Hitt

From the NY Times : Mary Hunter has always been happy to cook for her congregation at the Yes Lord Church in Gary, Ind. Her recipes, she told me, come … Read More

White Women, Black Hairstyles


White Women, Black Hairstyles 

By David Rosenberg

From Slate: It almost sounds like the opening line to a joke: A young black woman takes a bunch of middle-aged white women who she doesn’t know in Woodstock, … Read More

New Report States Africa Has 55 Billionaires – Folorunsho Alakija Richest Black Woman


The Richest People In Africa 2013

From: VENTURES AFRICA – The combined fortune of Africa’s 55 billionaires is $143.88 billion. The average net worth of the members of this exclusive club is $2.6 billion, while the median age … Read More

Electric Car Sales Are Up 448% From 2012


Electric Sales Soar

From The 9Billion: The number of electric cars sold in the U.S. is up a whopping 448% from this time last year. The combined sales of both electric and hybrid cars is also up … Read More

October National Women’s Small Business Month – 4 Roadblocks to Women in Business


October is National Women’s Small Business Month, and there’s a lot to celebrate.

From Fox Business: The House Committee for Small Business released a fact sheet this week documenting the many achievements of female small-business owners in the … Read More

SYDs List – Leaf College Savings


Get Your Finances On The Right Track For Your Child’s College Education

By Sidney Evans

According to a recent study done by the Center for Social Development, a child with any amount of college … Read More

Focus100 – The Most Diverse Tech Conference on the Planet!


Get Focused!

FOCUS100 is one of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year. This October 4th-6th in New York City, digitalundivided brings together top tech companies founded/co-founded by black women, innovative companies like Facebook, Google, … Read More

Wharton Puts First-Year MBA Courses Online for Free


Worried About 200k in Business School Debt?

From Bloomberg Businessweek:  Getting a Wharton MBA involves taking off from work for two years, moving to Philadelphia, and spending about $200,000 on tuition and expenses.

Now, with the … Read More